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Before we can have engaged employees, we must have engaged students. But, unfortunately, too many first-generation college students encounter obstacles and hurdles that block them from feeling supported, much less embraced, by their schools. Natalie talks to Willie Ney, Executive Director and leader of First Wave, a hip-hop performance troupe that is transforming engagement in higher education.
Special Guest: Matt Manners, The Employee Engagement Awards
Last week The Employee Engagement Awards launched across the UK & Ireland.
Our very own David MacLeod is the principal judge.
The Employee Engagement Awards (EE Awards) represents the game changers, the forward thinking businesses that strive to do things differently and put their workforce at the heart of its operation. In a competitive labour marketm businesses have to offer and be seen to be doing things differently to create an engaging and rewarding working environment.
The EE Awards celebrate the best small and big businesses the UK & Ireland have to offer. Even the 'unsung heroes' in an organisation.
Matt Manners, founder of the EE Awards, is with us talking more about them and the opportunities that exist for all Engage for Success supporters.
Host: Jo Dodds
Special Guest: Gareth Moss
Gareth is Local Government Director for Serco, responsible for strategic partnerships delivering a wide range of services. Gareth was previously Director of Resources at Bridgend CBC (where he won the Local Government Finance Director of the Year) and East Staffordshire Borough Council. He has also worked for Newport CBC, Price Waterhouse and Somerset County Council.
Join us when we discuss Serco’s approach to employee engagement, including:
• Overcoming the barriers
• The link to organisational performance
• Impact on operational delivery
Host: Jo Moffatt
Special Guest: Richard Baker, Senior Employee Engagement & Communications Manager, London Midland and Engage for Success Guru & Practitioner
2014 promises to be the year that employee engagement is placed firmly at the centre of the recovery plan for UK organisations, but what does that mean for the people whose role it is to champion it?
Cathy and Richard discuss what it's like being an employee engagement practitioner - the challenges and the triumphs - and what is needed to be successful today and over the next 12 months.
Host: Cathy Brown
Special Guest: Steve Crompton, Customer Success Manager, Yammer (Middle East & Africa)
Join us as we explore the use of enterprise social networks like Yammer to enhance employee engagement in emerging markets, particularly in the Middle East.
Steve is responsible for supporting the expansion, adoption and engagement of Yammer & Office 365 across the Middle East & Africa. He is a graduate of Durham University where he attained a 2:1 in Business Management and Finance. Steve’s research proposal in his final year involved analysing the effects on productivity as a result of using enterprise social networking (ESN) tools.
Host: Jo Moffatt
Special Guest: Nina Pattinson, Customer Success Manager at Yammer
Join us as we talk about the role of Enterprise Social Networks in enabling employee engagement within organisations, with specific reference to Yammer. We talk about why they're important, how they can help to drive communication, collaboration and engagement (amongst other things) and what tips we have for encouraging the use of an ESN within your organisation.
Host: Jo Dodds
Special Guests: Sam Veasey, Head of Health and Wellbeing at Marks and Spencer and Louise Aston, Director of Business in the Community (BITC), members of our Wellbeing Sub Group
BITC Workwell is a coalition of businesses committed to improving levels of understanding of the role of workplace wellness. Sam Veasey of Marks and Spencer is a member.
Workwell also promotes the inextricable link between engagement and wellbeing driving sustainable performance. Many of the BITC members are also involved in the Engage for Success movement.
We talk about the background to the BITC Workwell Model, how it positions engagement and wellbeing as a strategic board room issue and how M&S are using the model.
We also touch on the Workwell Public Reporting initiative and Workwell's new Mental Health Champion Group.
Host: Jo Dodds
Greater employee involvement and even ownership is often put forward as a more motivating and sustaining business model, but does it work? In this show we look at the evidence for the links between employee ownership and engagement.
We also review the main insights generated in employee engagement over the last couple of weeks, the conversations which have been stimulated by the movement and the future events and outputs to watch out for.
Special guest: Iain Hasdell, CEO Association of Employee Ownership
Hosts: Jon Ingham
Back channel: https://plus.google.com/communities/118419210283831602780/events
Don't miss this episode with Don McPherson, on the topic of Employee Engagement and hear how the latest research is changing how HR Professionals deal with this important topic.
Also, donwload our new summary of the past 64 episodes at http://summary.caribhrforum.com
The TalentCulture #TChat Show is back live on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, from 6:30-7:00 pm ET for radio, 7:00-8:00 pm ET for the Twitter chat.
Last week we talked about cultural advantage, and this week we're talking about high-engagement climates.
With a few simple strategies, you can receive huge payoffs in your employee retention, satisfaction, and performance.
We'll learn six ways you can take your T.H.A.N.K.S. to the bank, and this will be an acronym to remember.
Join #TChat co-creators and hosts Meghan M. Biro and Kevin W. Grossman as we learn more about creating an high-engagement climate with this week’s guests: Lisa Ryan, MBA, Founder and Chief Appreciation Strategist at Grategy; and Teresa Andreani, an executive and life coach working with leaders seeking better work-life balance.
A special thank you to our sponsors: RIVS, Dice, TalentWise, Globoforce and Peoplefluent -- and to our marketing partner, Red Branch Media.
The TalentCulture #TChat Show is back live on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. #TChat Radio starts at 6:30 pm ET (3:30 pm PT) and the convo continues on #TChat Twitter chat from 7-8 pm ET.
Last week we talked about authentic leadership, and this week we’re going to talk about how to drive high levels of employee engagement.
Yes, we continually hear this mantra, but engagement is something we can lead, right now, if we understand our own motivational triggers.
According to surveys of over 10 million workers in 150 countries, it’s quite clear that growth, recognition, trust and communication are the top four drivers of engagement.
In fact, it’s critical that we’re mindful of our individual engagement triggers, those of your company and as well as your boss (even if he stinks as a boss) to create a great workplace culture.
Join #TChat co-creators and hosts Meghan M. Biro and Kevin W. Grossman as we learn more about employee engagement with this week’s guest: Kevin Kruse, serial entrepreneur and bestselling author.
A special thank you to our sponsors: RIVS, Dice, TalentWise and Globoforce.
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